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Curatorial Affairs Assistant position at Hammer

February 15th 2019

Hello all,   We have an opening at the Hammer Museum for a full-time administrative position that is split between educational and curatorial initiatives. It’s a great opportunity for an emerging museum professional who would like experience in both areas. We are hoping to fill this position ASAP.   *Curatorial Affairs Assistant*   The Curatorial Affairs Assistant provides critical support to the Academic Programs and Curatorial Departments.   Works closely with the Academic Programs staff member ...Continue Reading

Collections Interpreter position at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

February 13th 2019

hello, all -The Philadelphia Museum of Art is hiring a Collections Interpreter. Please find the posting at the link below:,Jenni Drozdek, Assistant Director for Interpretation, Philadelphia Museum of Art *Visit the Museum-Ed Web site for programs, archives, sample documents and more.* Follow us on Twitter @museumed, on LinkedIn and on Facebook To reply to this message, address your reply to [email protected] To send a new message ...Continue Reading

Program Planning Documents

February 12th 2019

Dear Colleagues, Forgive me if this topic has already been addressed! I'm hoping to round up examples of documents that you've created and/or used as part of your program planning process. I'm thinking of documents that help the program planner identify the audience, outline goals, come up with an evaluation plan, etc. Thanks in advance! Emilie *Emilie Parker* Director of Education The Rosenbach 2008 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA 19103 [email protected] office: 215-732-1600 x 120 ...Continue Reading

Paid McDermott Internships at the Dallas Museum of Art

February 12th 2019

Dear Colleagues,   The Dallas Museum of Art is accepting applications for the * 2019-2020 McDermott Internship*, a paid internship that provides those with undergraduate or graduate degrees in art, art history, museum studies, and related fields the opportunity to explore a museum career. Nine internship positions are available, five within the Curatorial Department, three within Education, and one within Interpretation. Interns spend nine months working closely with staff in their areas and those across the Mus ...Continue Reading

What Does Museum Relevance Mean? | A British Museum Celebrating Black Culture? | Bone Crusher Smok | German Sausage Museum Reconsiders | Blow-Up Dogs, Record Prices And Rows | Ottoman Treasure Trove | Dali Lives

February 10th 2019

Welcome back to GLOBAL MUSEUM, your award-winning & free online compendium, read weekly since 1998 by 8,000+ readers in more than 201 countries.**  When A Museum Wants To Be Relevant To Its Community – What Does Relevance Mean?We simply needed to articulate the problem our community is facing that we are uniquely suited to address, the best solution we believe exists for that problem, and the concrete and tangible outcomes we’re going to measure that will demonstrate our positiv ...Continue Reading

Summer Teachers in Residence and Public Programs Internship at the MIT Musuem

February 8th 2019

Hello everyone,The MIT Museum is hiring Teachers in Residence and Public Programs Interns for the summer. Please see the attached blurbs for more information.*Summer Teachers in Residence*The MIT Museum is seeking middle or high school educators who, in collaboration with the Education & Public Programs team, will teach established science and technology workshops in an informal education environment. Teachers will also develop and implement an independent project that augments current workshops at t ...Continue Reading

Part Time Educators, Summer: National Building Museum

February 6th 2019

Hi everyone,   We are hiring part time summer educator positions with our Camp and our Teen Programs. See links for full job postings.   Summer Camp: working with rising 2nd to 7th graders -          Museum Teacher: Camp -          Museum Teacher: Camp Extended Care   Teen Programs (/Investigating Where We Live/): working with rising 8th to 12th graders -          Museum ...Continue Reading

RE: School field trips and cancellations

February 6th 2019

At the Getty, we have from time to time tracked cancellation reasons, but it’s been a few years since we did. However, we still have all the records and we showed the most cancellations around: Couldn’t get transportation Schedule conflict Administration issues Lack of funds Hope this is helpful! Erin Branham Manager of School Communities J. Paul Getty Museum *From:* [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] *Sent:* Friday, January 18, 2019 10:32 AM *To:* talk at <[email protected] ...Continue Reading

Education and events programming for temporary exhibitions

February 6th 2019

Dear All,Would you be willing to share examples of your planning calendars for educational activities and events supporting temporary exhibitions that cover entire calendar year (Jan-Dec or longer)? Our temp exhibitions last between 1 to 1.5 years, so we are currently developing yearly calendar for learning activities (schools and teachers), family programming and events for general public. I would be interested to see how you balance your offer, frequency of  Family Days or workshops for families, them ...Continue Reading

Measuring Success: Teacher Programming

February 6th 2019

Good morning!   How do you measure success for teacher programming? Attendance? Survey results (what do you ask?), other measures?   Thanks!   Erin Branham Manager of School Communities The J. Paul Getty Museum 310-440-6746 *Visit the Museum-Ed Web site for programs, archives, sample documents and more.* Follow us on Twitter @museumed, on LinkedIn and on Facebook To reply to this message, address your reply to [email protected] To send a new message to the list, address it to [email protected] ...Continue Reading


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